After Two Workers Drowned In Poop, Idaho Dairies Fear Fed Oversight

US | Tim Pearce
A worker cleans the cows prior to getting milked on the milking carousel at Fair Oaks Farms in Fair Oaks, Indiana, November 4, 2013. Picture taken November 4, 2013. REUTERS/Jim Young

‘It’s not really welcomed’

Last-Minute Obama Decision Ripe For Elimination

Opinion | Kenny Hulshof
Former President Obama Speaks On Civic Engagement At The University Of Chicago

Protecting workers from chemicals makes sense, but Obama’s regulation does not.

Report: Trump Has Already Rolled Back $3.7 Billion In Obama-Era Regulations

Energy | Andrew Follett
U.S. President-elect Donald Trump gestures as he speaks at election night rally in Manhattan, New York, U.S., November 9, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Will save private sector up to $36.2 billion

OSHA Must Revisit Costly Expansion Of Maritime Construction Rule

Opinion | Andrew F. Quinlan

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration pushed through costly regulations before Obama left office.

Department Of Labor Orders Wells Fargo To Pay $5.3 Million To Whistleblower

Business | Ted Goodman
A Wells Fargo sign is seen outside a banking branch in New York (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)

Largest individual award in whistle-blowers program history

Postal Service Exposes Employees To Asbestos, Mold And 'Sanitary Issues'

US | Ethan Barton
United States Postal Service Letter Carrier sorts mail. REUTERS/John Gress

‘Issues with birds and squirrels’

Lawmakers Would Like To Know If DOL Is Conspiring With The NLRB

Politics | Connor D. Wolf
'This information clearly demonstrates the Department and the NLRB communicated directly on the joint employer policies'

Republicans Attack Alleged Multi-Agency Conspiracy Against A Key American Business Model

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘This would be a significant change in policy’

Congressman Confronts Feds: This Looks Like A Secret 'Coordinated' Attack On Businesses

Business | Connor D. Wolf

‘It looks like a coordinated effort to change the law’

Obama Admin: Justice For People Buying Flowers on Weekends!

US | Patrick Howley

But not for folks who lose vision or teeth

Lose An Eye At Work? The Feds Now Want To Know

Business | Jonah Bennett

After three years in the making, the rule will go live in January

OSHA spends taxpayer money to develop app that tells workers it's hot outside - TheDC

Tech | Josh Peterson

Nearly $644,000 of stimulus money used to fund app that calculates heat risk for workers

Obama admin makes Smartphone app to tell outdoors workers when it's hot outside - TheDC

Politics | Matthew Boyle

The ‘Heat Safety Tool’ app provides a color-coded ‘risk level’ scale

Landry slams OSHA for excessive regulations - TheDC

Politics | Amanda Seitz

‘It’s hard to work and earn a living under those regulations’

Hustler fined for lack of porn protection - AP

Business | admin

Larry Flynt’s Hustler Video, as well as another porn producer, was fined $14K for not having actors use condoms on their sets

Issa presents... - TheDC

Politics | Jonathan Strong

Top five Obama regulations that businesses tell Issa impede economic growth

GOP takeover of House would move White House focus to regulation - TheDC

Politics | Jon Ward

Opponents of the Obama administration’s agenda said they are shifting their attention away from the legislative arena and toward the regulatory field of battle

BP to pay record $50.6 million safety fine for Texas refinery - NYT

Business | Chad Brady (admin)

Many critics have said the violations reflect a corporate culture that has emphasized speed and profits over safety

For BP, money trumps safety - WSJ

Business | interns

Despite Hayward’s claims to the contrary, BP minimized costs at the expense of safety improvement

Why the Bayou’s black sea can’t be blamed on Bush

Opinion | Lenny McAllister

Everyone thinks about Bush when mentioning big oil, but this big BP mess isn’t “1000%” his fault, regardless of what some liberals are saying. How health care reform may have led to the unhealthy waters in the Gulf of Mexico.